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Tag: In the Meadows: Las Vegas

Art Bark Returns August 8, 2015!

The second annual ArtBark featuring a silent art auction to raise funds and awareness for the Animal Welfare Coalition, which operates the AWC Pet Center, will be held Saturday, August 8, 2015 at the atrium of the Media Arts Building on the campus of Luna Community College. Artists who believe in AWC’s work and who… Read More ›

Painted Ladies

Homage to Las Vegas Historic Homes

PAINTED LADIES Bedraggled and empty, her worn gables sagging like an old woman’s wig, askew and tatty. Behind a scarred oak door a dull wooden staircase, marred wainscoting, wallpaper stained and torn. Oh, but the memories that sing through her halls telling of family history full of laughter and joy. Now restored, rainbow hues dabbed… Read More ›

Scavenger Hunt

What can we do?

Answer #1 If you are a member of Las Vegas First Independent Business Alliance you can take part in the scavenger hunt taking place during the Cowboy Reunion and Heritage Week How do you get involved? E-mail Andrea at unikat@spinn.net, or call her at 505-425-6113, or Tito at 505-425-3745 Confirm you want your LVFIBA business… Read More ›

One Roof Publishing

Lively Las Vegas

Thanks to the Las Vegas Arts Council, we are kept up to date on exhibits, performances, cultural activities, and much more. Their calendar of events is posted online and readily available for review. If you have an event you would like to schedule, call 425-0185 or e-mail a request for guidelines to lvac@lasvegasartscouncil.org. The Arts… Read More ›

Container Garden

6 Terrific Gardening Sites

Farmer’s Almanac 2015: This is a respected guide book chock full of information. The gardening calendar stretches from spring through fall planting and tells you when to sow indoors, plant in the ground, and when to harvest. It is customized by location based on the nearest weather station. Click this link for Las Vegas, NM…. Read More ›

Happy Easter

Nothing to do? Here’s a Few

Family Fun What: 2nd Annual Easter Egg Hunt – A Family Event Sponsor: Mora/San Miguel Farm and Livestock Bureau Where: San Migule/Mora Fair Ground, Hot Springs Blvd., Las Vegas When: 1 p.m., Saturday April 4 There will be a separate Easter Egg Hunt for each of the following age groups: 2-6 and 7-11. This year… Read More ›

Will Rogers

5 Reasons you are important

Volunteers Wanted When I go to meetings, I often see the same faces. These are dedicated folks who believe in making a difference, and who believe there is a difference to be made. They sometimes suffer criticism instead of praise for their efforts, but this does not deter them. They show up, give their opinions,… Read More ›

El Zocalo Poster

El Zócalo Art Gallery Celebrates

El Zócalo Art Gallery invites one and all Come to our Five-Year Anniversary Party, Saturday, March 14, 2 to 4 p.m. at the gallery, 1809 Plaza, Las Vegas. Our newest members, Dia Atman and Naomi Ruth Raine, featured artists for the month, will be on hand as well as all our members to meet and… Read More ›

Sheltered Women Cast

Guest Post: Kayt C. Peck

Sheltered Women:  A Fruitful Journey There was joy among “Sheltered Women” cast members, director, other supporters and, yes, me, the playwright, when Gene Irby, co-chairman of the 2015 New Mexico AACTFest, announced that our play would be one of two to represent the state at Region VI competitions.  It was a fruitful end to a long… Read More ›

Las Vegas City Museum and Rough Rider Memorial

More than NM True: The Real Las Vegas, 5 Cool Things

I love New Mexico, from its mountains in the north to its deserts in the south. I love the mix of cultures and variety of recreational and cultural activities. My favorite place is Las Vegas in the country county of San Miguel. Things are happening here. Walk down Bridge Street, and you feel the vibrancy… Read More ›

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